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UV Index in Cork

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Today's UV index in Cork, Ireland Ireland will be up to 6.6, indicating a high level of sun exposure for the average person. Check the annual sun radiation in the city and our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

With Cork's UV index reaching 6.6, protect your skin from harm by staying in shade, wearing protective clothing, and applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV rays are strongest.

Cork's UV Index

The UV index in Cork, Ireland is generally low due to its northern location. It rarely reaches high levels, even in the summer months.

Weather Seasons

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Cork experiences four distinct seasons, with a mild and wet climate. Winters are mild and summers are cool, separated by spring and autumn which are typically wet and damp. Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year.

Cork's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Cork's weather is milder and less extreme. While the UK and other parts of Europe may experience harsh winters and hot summers, Cork's temperatures remain relatively stable, thanks to the moderating influence of the Atlantic Ocean.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month of the last year in Cork. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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